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Can I connect sata2 hdd on sata 3 port on mobo

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January 5, 2014 5:37:21 AM

Don't get me wrong , I know that all SATA cables are same , I just want to know is there going to be any damage to the HDD or MOBO if I connect a SATA2 HDD to a SATA3 port on a MOBO , 'couse I think the MOBO I want to buy hasn't got any SATA2 ports.
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January 5, 2014 5:43:56 AM

It'll work just fine.
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January 5, 2014 5:53:16 AM

Yep, SATA is completely backwards compatible.
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